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Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

Greater Prairie-Chicken (Displaying Male)

Now endangered in Missouri, prairie-chickens breed from March through May. Cocks visit booming grounds (leks), where they dance, call, and fight among themselves. Hens visit the lek and select the most fit mate; mating occurs on the lek during April.

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'Tis the Season

'Tis the season to get together with family and friends … even those who we may not always see eye to eye with. In a similar vein, that is what the North American Conservation Wetlands Act is about.

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2011 Duck Creek Waterfowl Wrap-Up

Well, another waterfowl season has come to a close. Once again, this year was different from the last.

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Frank Loncarich approaches two dogs on point.

2011 Quail Odyssey, Part II

Wherein intrepid hunters empty their guns to kill one quail.

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Graph that shows rainfall in Dexter, Mo. the fall of 2011

2011 Wrap-up and Units A and B Update

As waterfowl season comes to a close I hope you were able to make some pleasurable memories at Duck Creek this fall. Here is a little re-cap of this fall and what we expect to happen in the next year.

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Ducks in a pond

2012 Duck Creek Waterfowl Season Wrap-Up

Each year is different and this one is definitely followed suit. The record drought restricted the amount of options migratory waterfowl could use as stopover habitat during their southward migration over the Mississippi Flyway.

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